M.Sc. Health & Yoga Therapy

Nov. 22, 2016, 3:57 p.m.

Master of Science in Health & Yoga Therapy is a postgraduate Yoga course. The Master degree course is designed to study, understand, enumerate and apply the fundamentals of integral health, which include the physical, emotional, social, mental and spiritual aspects of well-being, as envisioned by World Health Organization, for a healthy, wealthy, wise and happy human society. The duration of the course is two years and it is being offered by many colleges in the country. The course is an important and valuable in nature that opens many career options for the student after its completion.

How is M.Sc. Health & Yoga Therapy Course Beneficial?

  • The Master degree course increased body awareness and develop a natural resistance to stress. Learning to work with the breath along with practicing restorative postures cools the body and calms the nervous system, resulting in an increased tolerance to heat as well as improved circulation and respiration.
  • It also gives good base for further studies such as M.Phill. and Ph.D. for research work.
  • It also helps relieve muscle tension and it has been reported to improve organ function, including bowel and bladder, and increase overall well-being.


  • Bachelors Degree in Science (B.Sc.) with minimum 50% marks.
  • Some reputed colleges and institutes conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.Sc. Degree course.

M.Sc. Health & Yoga Therapy Syllabus

Syllabus of Health & Yoga Therapy as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges.

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Subjects of Study


An introduction to Yoga


Yoga Philosophy


Basic Medical Sciences


Yoga Practical - Asanas


Yoga Practical - Asanas & Kriyas


Yoga Therapy I & II


Applied Medical Sciences


Yoga Practical - Asanas


Yoga practical - Pranayama, Bandha etc.


Clinical Record & Viva Voce


M.Sc. Health & Yoga Therapy Colleges

  • University of Calicut, Calicut
  • University of Pune, Pune
  • Tamil Nadu Physical Education and Sports University - TNPESU, Chennai

M.Sc. Health & Yoga Therapy Course Suitability

  • The course is suitable for those who want to increase strength, flexibility and balance. The Master degree course demands from the students a hard work and dedication along with excellent anatomical knowledge.
  • Candidate should have a positive attitude, professional conduct, a desire to learn and contribute to the students are essential.
  • They also have the ability to convince people and communicate complex ideas sensitively and clearly.

 Job Types

  • Yoga Aerobic Instructor
  • Assistant Ayurvedic Doctor
  • Yoga Instructor
  • Research Officer - Yoga & Naturopathy
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Yoga Therapist
  • Therapist
  • Instructor - Health Club
  • Yoga Teacher
  • Specialist - Physical Therapy


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